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Atomic Blonde (2017) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Atomic Blonde (2017) Directed by David Leitch. With Charlize Theron, James McAvoy, Toby Jones and John Goodman. Directed by David Leitch, the man co-responsible for John Wick, Atomic Blonde is a spy-thriller set on the eve of the fall of the … Continue reading

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Double Date (2017) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Double Date (2017) Directed by Benjamin Barfoot. Written by Danny Morgan. With Danny Morgan, Kelly Wenham, Michael Socha, Georgia Groome and Dexter Fletcher. Sporting a robust head of ginger hair and the friendly physique of a not-quite couch potato, Jim (Danny … Continue reading

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Bone Tomahawk (2015) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Bone Tomahawk (2015) Directed by S. Craig Zahler. With Kurt Russell, Patrick Wilson, Matthew Fox, Richard Jenkins. Director S. Craig Zahler proves himself one to watch with his debut big screen offering, Bone Tomahawk, a descent-into-hell western starring Kurt Russell as … Continue reading

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Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (2017) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (2017) Directed by Luc Besson. With Dane DeHaan, Cara Delevingne, Clive Owen, Rihanna and Ethan Hawke. Luc Besson’s screen translation of the French fantasy comic series, Valerian and Laureline, is an eccentric … Continue reading

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Camp X-Ray (2014) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Camp X-Ray (2014) Directed by Peter Sattler • Written by Peter Sattler With Kristen Stewart and Peyman Moaadi Previously known for his work as a graphic artist, Camp X-Ray is the low-budget directorial debut of Peter Sattler. Kristen Stewart stars as … Continue reading

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The Rookie (1990) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

The Rookie (1990) Directed by Clint Eastwood With Clint Eastwood, Charlie Sheen, Raul Julia and Sonia Braga The Rookie is an expensive looking action movie with all the ingredients and little flavour. With Clint Eastwood behind the megaphone, casting himself … Continue reading

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Lethal Weapon (1987) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Lethal Weapon (1987) Directed by Richard Donner With Mel Gibson, Danny Glover, Gary Busey, Mitchell Ryan. The film that began a series of engaging buddy-cop action-comedies, Richard Donner’s Lethal Weapon introduces the sparky pairing of Mel Gibson and Danny Glover … Continue reading

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Star Trek Beyond (2016) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Star Trek Beyond (2016)  Directed by Justin Lin With Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Zoe Saldana, Simon Pegg, Anton Yelchin, Karl Urban and Idris Elba Fast and Furious director Justin Lin takes the Captain’s chair for Star Trek Beyond, the third … Continue reading

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Everybody Wants Some!! (2016) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Everybody Wants Some!! (2016) Directed by Richard Linklater • Written by Richard Linklater With Blake Jenner, Tyler Hoechlin, Ryan Guzman, Wyatt Russell and Glen Powell. Everybody Wants Some!! introduces us to Jake (Blake Jenner), a carefree college baseball freshman in 1980 sharing … Continue reading

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Café Society (2016) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Café Society (2016) Directed by Woody Allen • Written by Woody Allen With Jesse Eisenberg, Kristen Stewart, Steve Carell, Corey Stoll and Blake Lively Woody Allen’s 47th film (his first shot on digital) is a dreamy trip back to grand old … Continue reading

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